How to Make a DIY Dryer Vent Pumpkin - The Curated Farmhouse

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When I saw these on Pinterest, I had to try this project and show you ho to make a DIY dryer vent pumpkin.

I have to tell you this was way easier then I expected it to be.

Can I say I am slightly obsessed with this Fall DIY?

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  • Rust-oleum spray Paint– Any Color You Choose, (I used Heirloom White)
  • 4 in. x 8 ft. Flexible Dryer Duct made 3 pumpkins
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Hot Glue Sticks
  • Wire Cutters
  • Scissors
  • Moss/ Dried Florals
  • Stump for Pumpkin Stem
4 in. x 8 ft. Flexible Dryer Duct

These ducts come in multiple sizes, so you can vary your size of pumpkins.

  • 3 in. x 25 ft. Flexible Aluminum Foil Duct
  • 6 in. x 25 ft. Flexible Aluminum Foil Duct

Let’s Get Crafting

The first thing you want to do is remove the dryer duct from box, and cut it down to size for each pumpkin.

I recommend 24-25″ this will give you enough length to create a pumpkin.

You can use regular scissors and you will need wire cutters to get through the metal wire.

I was able to get 3 pumpkins out of the 8 ft. duct.

Glue the Seams

Now it is time to hot glue the ends. Make sure you put a good amount of glue on each end of the duct.

Be careful not to burn yourself, I learned the hard way.

Hold the ends together, and go back and add glue to seams where needed.

Time to Spray Paint

Be sure to go to a well ventilated space before spraying your pumpkin.

I sprayed two coats on the top of the pumpkin, one on the bottom.

Decorating the Pumpkins

You can use moss or dried flowers for this part of the DIY.

I decided to go with the florals because I just wanted a little more texture.

Pumpkin 1

Pumpkin 2

Pumpkin 1

We happen to have three different kinds of florals on hand for another upcoming DIY, so I just used one for each pumpkin.

You can place the stem first then build the florals around it, or vice-versa.

Just use hot glue to secure stem, then glue as needed to the florals or moss.

Suggested materials:
  • Rust-oleum spray Paint   (Home Depot)
  • 4 in. x 8 ft. Flexible Dryer Duct   (Home Depot)
  • Hot Glue Gun   (Walmart)
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